Students are encouraged to submit an abstract of their research results to a regional or national meeting. UAB students under the mentorship of a faculty member in the Department of Surgery, who have a first-authored abstract accepted for oral or poster presentation at a regional or national meeting, are eligible for up to $1,000 in travel reimbursement from the Department of Surgery.

Prior-approval is required for travel. Complete this online form to request approval before registering for the meeting. Requests are typically reviewed within one week of submission. Please contact Kristi Herritz with any questions.

The following meetings are approved and other meetings will be considered:

  • Academic Surgical Congress
  • ACS Clinical Congress
  • American Surgical Association
  • Southern Surgical Association

Full policy details are available here.